The median contractor rate for a Lead Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Test Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 71 66 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.27% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.28% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £350 £336 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.08% +13.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £295
% change year-on-year +4.47% +13.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 697 719 801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.31% 95.74% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 393 380
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in Milton Keynes

Lead Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lead Test Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Test Analyst in Milton Keynes

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Lead Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) CHAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SEPA
2 1 (50.00%) Smoke Testing

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) CHAP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP